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Moving to Bermuda with kids

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Fizzpops
1/31/2022 19:44 EST

I hear that Bermuda is very expensive to live, what do i need to consider before moving with two children?

What is a reasonable salary to live on?

What are the Primary schools like?

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XBDA
2/18/2022 08:50 EST

Yes, it is very expensive to live there:
- $1.79 for a single apple
-$4.00+ for a head of iceberg lettuce
-$5.50+ for a pint of fresh milk

Schools are quite a problem there. The bad test scores of public schools -- significantly worse than those of the US and UK -- is something that no one in Bermuda seems to care about. The best public schools are gradually being closed to save money. One of the public high schools closed down a few years ago because it was so contaminated with mould that it was unsafe for kids. Worst of all, a few of them are infiltrated by gangs.

In short, everyone who can afford to send their children to private school does so, even though it can cost in the range of $25,000 per child per year.

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